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From the moment a student first steps onto campus, Colgate becomes a source of pride for the entire family.

Captivating Mediterranean Cruise | October 8-16, 2016

MORE INFORMATIONJoin other Colgate alumni and Robert Garland, a faculty member in the Classics department specializing in ancient history for a chance to explore the Mediterranean on the Oceania Riviera. Professor Garland will be offering lectures about several of the ship’s destinations.

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Immerse yourself in the Colgate spirit from afar while your student is on campus. We host events — lectures, receptions, concerts, and more — all over the country, and we would love to see you there!

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Paying Student Bills Online

Students may grant their parents access to their online tuition account, and tuition bills can be paid online. Questions? E-mail us at


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Parents' and Grandparents' Fund

The Colgate Parents' and Grandparents' Fund is a collection of gifts, small and large, that allows the university to exceed expectations while providing an incredible learning experience to America's brightest undergraduates. READ MORE

Global Leaders Lecture Series

The Kerschner Family Series Global Leaders brings notable speakers to campus each year, expanding Colgate's reputation and our students' access to 21st-century newsmakers. READ MORE

Contact Us

Mari Assaid
Associate Vice President,
Institutional Advancement, The Parents' Fund and Special Events
Antonio Burns '02
The Parents and Grandparents' Fund
Heather Payne
Assistant Director
The Parents' and Grandparents' Fund
Kerri Mikalunas
Administrative Assistant
The Parents' and Grandparents' Fund